National Football Museum

Attractions in Manchester

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National Football Museum


The National Football Museum is home to the biggest and best collection of football memorabilia ever assembled. Housed over three floors in an iconic Manchester landmark, you can journey through the history of football, pitch your skills against the professionals and each other with the Football Plus+ experiences, and indulge in some great culture in the changing exhibition space. Open 7 days with free admission, a fantastic programme of events and a relaxing family friendly café and shop there is something for football and culture fans big and small.

Opening Hours

Mon to Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Admission Free


We have been playing football now since the Eighteenth century, and ball type games have been recorded back since the times of the Greeks. But it was in the back of a typical British pub in the city of London where the official rules of the game we now know today as Football were drawn up. Since then, we have enjoyed, celebrated, and cried over this sport in our millions. Here at the National Football Museum in Manchester, there is all the history you need to now about this game, it's players past and present, and some the football clubs that have helped over years to turn this sport into a worldwide phenomenon. As you walk around this museum you will be amazed at its collections, its knowledge and the atmosphere here is so resplendent of the great game. Even if your not a football fan, you cannot help but appreciate everything about this great sport that has found its way into millions of hearts around the world.

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Contact Us

Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens ,
Manchester, M4 3BG

0161 605 8200



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